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Flu season getting worse across US; 29 children killed so far
The flu season is getting worse across the United States with 48 states reporting widespread geographic influenza activity, the Centers for Disease Control said in its weekly report. The season is hitting the elderly the hardest, but 29 children have also died so far. More than 5,000 people have been sick enough to be hospitalized, NBC News reports.More on the 2012-2013 US flu season on BreakingNews.com.Photo: Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects Judith Echevarria with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Flu season getting worse across US; 29 children killed so far

The flu season is getting worse across the United States with 48 states reporting widespread geographic influenza activity, the Centers for Disease Control said in its weekly report.

The season is hitting the elderly the hardest, but 29 children have also died so far. More than 5,000 people have been sick enough to be hospitalized, NBC News reports.

More on the 2012-2013 US flu season on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects Judith Echevarria with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)